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Died July 17, 2005

Goldsboro resident

Dorothy Likes Holmes, 76, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Holmes was born in Abington, Virginia, and was the widow of Dobbin Holmes Jr. She retired from Sears and attended Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church in Goldsboro life-long resident of Fayetteville, Mrs. Holmes was the owner and operator of Semloh Stables, where she expressed a great love for teenagers.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home Chapel in Fayetteville. Burial will follow in Cross Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Holmes is survived by her niece, Martha Wise, and her husband, Danny, of Goldsboro, and several cousins and adopted nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:30 until 2 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home in Fayetteville.

Local Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

(Written & Paid by the Family)

Published in Obituaries on July 18, 2005 2:03 PM